How-to Guides (Mac OS X) - 'Find my Font'

Mac version This is a collection of useful how-to guides for the 'Find my Font' software application.
Please note that these guides refer to the Mac OS X version on 'Find my Font'.
For the Windows version please click here.


How to install the 'Find my Font' software application

  1. Use your web browser to download the 'Find my Font' software application.
  2. When the download completes, a new window will pop up as shown below. If it doesn't, go to your downloads folder and double click on the FindMyFont-x.x.xx.dmg file.
    Find my Font Installer
  3. Drag the 'Find my Font' icon into the icon of your Applications folder. 

How to start the 'Find my Font' software application

Once the 'Find my Font' software application is installed you may start it by clicking its icon in the Application folder:
Find my Font start

How to activate the 'Find my Font' software application

Activation is only required for the Basic and Pro editions. There are two ways to activate your product.
If you have an internet connection we recommend using the online method


Online software activation

This is the easiest and fasted way to activate your product. It requires an internet connection. 

  1. Start your 'Find my Font' application
  2. In the License Information dialog click the Online Activation tab
  3. Enter your email and License Number *
  4. Click the Activate button
    Online Activation screenshot
  5. Your program is activated.
  6. Click on the OK button to re-start the application and use it.
*Note: Use the email you provided when purchasing the product. The License Number has been sent to you via email. Click here for more information.

Manual software activation

Use this method to activate a 'Find my Font' program installed on a computer with no internet connection. 

  1. Start your 'Find my Font' application
  2. In the License Information dialog click the Manual Activation tab
  3. Enter your email and License Number *
  4. Locate the Activation Key field and make a note of the code displayed
    Manual Activation Key 

  5. Now go to a computer with an internet connection
  6. Open a web browser and enter the following url: http://activate.findmyfont.com
  7. In the product activation page enter your email, License Number * and Activation Key (noted in step 4)
     Product Activation Page
  8. Click the Activate button
  9. The page is refreshed and your Activation Code is shown.
  10. Make a note of the Activation Code.

  11. Now go back to the computer that has the 'Find my Font' application installed and Start it
  12. In the License Information dialog click the Manual Activation tab
  13. Enter your email and License Number *
    Manual Activation screenshot
  14. Enter your Activation Code (noted in step 10)
  15. Click the Activate button. Your program is activated.
  16. Click on the OK button to re-start the application and use it.

*Note: Use the email you provided when purchasing the product. The License Number has been sent to you via email. Click here for more information.

If you need further assistance you may click on the e-mail to Support button.

How to use the online Help

When the 'Find my Font' program is running you may access the online help by clicking the Help Contents command in the Help menu.

The 'Find my Font' documentation window will open. Click on the contents to expand them and select the desired help chapter:
Find my Font Help Window

How to access the 'Find my Font' tutorials

When the 'Find my Font' program is running you may access the tutorials by clicking the Tutorials command in the Help menu:
Find my Font Tutorials selection

You may also see the video tutorials here

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